Russian model and Hollywood actress Olga Fonda was born Olga Tchakova, on October 1, 1982, in Ukhta, Komi Republic of Russia. At the age of 14 she came as an exchange student to Maine, the United States. According to the exchange program she had to leave the USA in a year, after studying in an American school. At the age of 17 she went to the U.S. again to study at the University of Maine. During her vacations in Los Angeles, California, Olga Fonda was involved in modeling career. The model starred in commercials for Motorola, Puma, appeared in European catalogs and was a cover girl in magazines in Japan, Italy and the United States. Olga Tchakova adopted the surname Fonda in honor of the Fonda actors dynasty – Henry Fonda and Jane Fonda.
Olga Tchakova Fonda has appeared in minor roles on TV series such as Nip/Tuck, Ugly Betty, Entourage, How I Met Your Mother, Melrose Place, and Svetlana. She has also appeared in a movie “Hurts” (2009). Olga Fonda played uncredited roles in Little Fockers (2010), and Crazy, Stupid, Love (2011), with Emma Stone, Ryan Gosling, Kevin Bacon, Julianne Moore, Marisa Tomei, and Steve Carell. She played in 2011 Real Steel with Hugh Jackman as a Russian Robot owner.
Russian model Olga Fonda was cast in the 2011 romantic-comedy Crazy, Stupid, Love, though her scene did not make the final cut. In 2010, Fonda was cast in The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn.
Olga became widely known for the role of Farrah Lemkova in the movie Real Steel (2011), with Hugh Jackman as a Russian Robot owner. She also starred in the music video of the singer Alexander Kogan.
From 2000 to 2005, Fonda was married to Michael Fundaminsky.